Pharmaceutical Company Patient Assistance Programs

The following list of programs is not exhaustive. We have selected the programs most commonly used by cancer patients. Each company provides assistance only for medications it manufactures. If you are not sure which pharmaceutical company makes the medication(s) you have been prescribed, you can ask your health care team or pharmacist for help. Some companies have more than one patient assistance program.

The information below is meant to be a starting place for gathering information about possible assistance. For more information you can check the website or

Abbott Patient Assistance Foundation
Phone: 800-222-6885

Amgen, Inc.
Amgen Assist®
Phone: 888-427-7478

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
AstraZeneca Cancer Support Network
Phone: 1-866-992-9276

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
Onyx Pharmaceuticals
REACH (Resources for Expert Assistance
and Care Helpline)

Phone: 877-322-4448

Boehringer Ingelheim
Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim CARES Foundation
Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 800-556-8317

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Foundation:
Oncology Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 800-861-0048

Celgene Corporation
Celgene Patient Support®
Phone: 800-931-8691

Eisai, Inc.
Eisai, Inc. Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 866-613-4724

Eli Lilly & Company
Lilly Cares Foundation
Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 800-545-6962

Genentech, Inc.
Genentech BioOncology Access Solutions
(Avastin, Herceptin, Rituxan, Tarceva,
Phone: 888-249-4918

GlaxoSmithKline Commitment to Access
Phone: 866-265-6491

Janssen Ortho Patient Assistance Foundation
Janssen Ortho Patient Assistance
Foundation Patient Assistance Program

Phone: Procrit (800) 553-3851, or for Doxil
(800) 609-1083, or for Zytiga (855) 998-4421

Merck and Company, Inc.
Merck Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 800-727-5400

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Novartis Oncology
Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 866-884-5906

Pfizer, Inc.
Phone: 877-744-5675

Purdue Pharma
Purdue Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 800-599-6070

Patient Connection®
Phone: 888-847-4877

Teva Oncology
Cephalon Oncology Reimbursement
Expertise (CORE)

Phone: 888-587-3263

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